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Schindler's List

1993 Drama, History, War


The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Directed by

Steven Spielberg

Written by

Thomas Keneally (Novel)
Steven Zaillian (Screenplay)


195 minutes


United States of America




Liam Neeson
as Oskar Schindler
Ben Kingsley
as Itzhak Stern
Ralph Fiennes
as Amon Goeth
Caroline Goodall
as Emilie Schindler
Jonathan Sagall
as Poldek Pfefferberg
Embeth Davidtz
as Helen Hirsch
Malgorzata Gebel
as Victoria Klonowska
Shmuel Levy
as Wilek Chilowicz


Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Allan Starski

Oscar for Best Picture Steven Spielberg Branko Lustig Gerald R. Molen

Oscar for Best Film Editing Michael Kahn

Oscar for Best Director Steven Spielberg


#6 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#243 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#8 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#44 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire